Financing Document Forms

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Many founders want to do SAFE note financings for their early rounds to save time and money. My response to that is “let’s do a priced round, we can use a standard financing form we both like, we won’t use a lawyer on our side, and we can close in a week.” ” The key to being able to do that is the availability of standard financing forms.

Rapid Finance helps businesses achieve their goals

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Business financing is often an essential component to any successful business. Whether it’s financing new ways to help reach your current business goals, or accessing extra working capital when you’re in a bind, Rapid Finance can help.

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4 Ways Startups Can Empower Their Remote Finance Teams

StartupNation

Finance teams worldwide emerged as strategic leaders for startups with the onset of the pandemic by recognizing ways to efficiently manage remote teams, their finances, company operations and associated cost-cutting mechanisms. What challenges do remote finance teams face?

7 Creative Financing Options for New Businesses and Startups

StartupNation

But financing isn’t always easy — especially if you’re the proud founder of a brand new business. You still have plenty of creative financing options to fund your business. Creative financing options for new businesses. It takes money to make money.

Open Finance First, Open Data Second

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We expect we will see continued innovation in the open finance (finance 2.0) We also think that open finance will inevitably lead to open data as users (both consumers and businesses) will start to understand and appreciate the benefits of increased user control, lower transaction (and other) costs, and other benefits of decentralization.

5 Financing Sources for New Businesses

StartupNation

Some banks and credit unions will finance startups, and some even offer SBA loans to new businesses, but generally when they do make those loans, they go to founders who already have extensive business experience, or experience in their specific field (such as a veterinarian opening a new practice).

E-Commerce Financing: Funding Your Online Business

StartupNation

What is e-commerce financing? Taking out e-commerce financing, whether that’s a term loan or a line of credit , allows you to have the cash flow to purchase inventory, pay staff and cover other business expenses. What are the financing options for e-commerce? Equipment financing.

Award-Winning Finance Expert Shares 5 Financial Musts Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

StartupNation

If you currently have a side hustle — or if you’re a freelancer — and are thinking about making the change to full-time entrepreneur, preparing your finances can help alleviate pressure. Plus, it can help you focus on building your business instead of constantly worrying about your finances.

The #1 Reason Professional “Finance” and “Business” People Don’t Always Make the Best Founders

Entrepreneur's Handbook

From a finance person-turned-entrepreneur and startup consultant. startup startup-lessons business finance entrepreneurshipAnd yes, I’ve made this mistake too. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

6 Ways to Keep Your Startup’s Finances Balanced Year-Round

StartupNation

During this process, you will want to ensure that your cybersecurity measures are up to date, properly organize all of your old customer orders and recycle any documents you no longer need, but what about your startup’s finances? Key takeaways on startup finances.

Personal finance startup Truebill raises $17M

TechCrunch

Truebill , a startup offering a variety of tools to help users take control of their finances, announced today that it has raised $17 million in Series C funding. ” Truebill raises $15M to build a comprehensive platform for personal finance.

5 Tips for Getting Your New Business Finances Set up for Success

StartupNation

While it may sound obvious, your finances are one of the most critical elements of any business. In this article, you’ll learn five tips for getting your new business finances set up for success this year. You can accomplish this by tracking and planning your finances.

Financial concierge startup Zeni banks $34M to show SMBs their finances in real time

TechCrunch

Zeni’s AI-powered finance concierge platform offers bookkeeping, accounting, tax and CFO services, managing these for a flat monthly fee starting at $299 per month. Shinde expects to double or triple the finance team in the next year. “As

Element Finance raises $32 million for its DeFi fixed rate protocol

TechCrunch

Element Finance has raised a $32 million Series A round at a $320 million valuation. The company has been building a new DeFi (decentralized finance) protocol on top of the Ethereum blockchain. So far, 9,000 users have tried Element Finance. Image Credits: Element Finance.

Binance-backed Xend Finance launches DeFi platform for credit unions in Africa

TechCrunch

Nigerian startup Xend Finance uses decentralized finance (DeFi) to address currency devaluation. This gave birth to Xend Finance.” Not only is Xend Finance trying to protect credit unions from fluctuation, but it is also changing how they operate.

Alternative financing startup Pipe snaps up Stripe and HubSpot execs, expands to UK

TechCrunch

Pipe has such an intriguing opportunity to recontour aspects of the funding landscape, providing alternative financing option to founders looking to grow and scale companies on their own terms,” she wrote via email. We are even increasingly helping finance M&As.

Money Minx aims to build a ‘Personal Finance’ OS for the everyday investor

TechCrunch

Put simply, Money Minx aims to build a “Personal Finance OS” for every household. Alexa von Tobel outlines how founders should manage personal finances. Truebill raises $45 million for its personal finance app.

GCUC Mastermind: Finance

GCUC

The post GCUC Mastermind: Finance appeared first on GCUC Community. GCUC Mastermind is a virtual learning series focused on the accelerating nature of work and the humans driving it. You need new skills and. Financial Coworking Trends COVID-19 GCUC Mastermind

When should you go for equity financing?

Berkonomics

Let’s take a few minutes to examine the kind of equity financing available to small or early stage businesses. These firms will continue to finance the company without VC money required, and in return keep the capital structure simple for the life of the company.

Financing for students startup StudentFinance raises $5.3M seed from Giant and Armilar

TechCrunch

Fintech startup StudentFinance — which allows educational institutions to offer success-based financing for students — has raised a $5.3

Founders: How well do you really understand seed-stage financing?

TechCrunch

Understanding the basics of venture financing can help founders raise on better terms. We’ll cover: How financing works: SAFEs versus equity rounds. How financing works: SAFEs versus equity rounds. Venture financing takes place in rounds. Yin Wu. Contributor.

Financing with grants, not equity or debt

Berkonomics

First, an example of grant-based financing . If you can finance your enterprise through grants rather than equity or debt, you retain control and when it is time to sell your interest in the business, a lower sales price will create a higher return on your personal investment.

Octane raises $52M at a $900M+ valuation to help people finance large recreational purchases

TechCrunch

Some are more for fun, and the financing options for those types of buys — such as motorcycles and ATVs — are more limited. Specifically, Octane initially set out to build a lender marketplace to streamline retail financing in the powersports category.

Revenue-based financing startup Jenfi raises $6.3M to focus on high-growth Southeast Asian companies

TechCrunch

Many Southeast Asian digital businesses run into obstacles when seeking early-stage growth financing. While revenue-based financing is gaining traction in many other markets , Liu told TechCrunch that Singapore-based Jenfi is the first company of its kind focused on Southeast Asia.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Huntington Bank Announces Major Financing Initiative to Detroit Region (Episode 242)

StartupNation

Now, we’ve highlighted on the Business Beat just how important angel financing and venture capital financing is to any small business community and, of course, small business lending and other small business services provided by banks targeting small businesses is of equal importance.

ErudiFi raises $5 million Series A to give students in Southeast Asia more education financing options

TechCrunch

Based in Singapore, ErudiFi wants to help more students in Southeast Asia stay in school by giving them affordable financing options. Students also greatly benefit because our product is one of the few, if not the only, affordable financing option they have access to.”

Getaround tops up $25M debt financing to its $140M Series E

TechCrunch

Silicon Valley peer-to-peer car rental startup Getaround has secured a $25 million loan from Horizon Technology Finance Corporation. Dan Devorsetz , Horizon’s chief investment officer, told TechCrunch that venture debt has been a part of Getaround’s financing strategy for 2020. “It

Liberis, the embedded finance provider for SMEs, raises additional £70M in equity and debt

TechCrunch

based fintech that provides finance for small businesses as an alternative to a traditional bank loan or extended overdraft , has replenished its own coffers with £70 million in funding. to offer finance for small businesses paid back via customer card transactions. Liberis , the U.K.-based

Finance Basics for Small Business Owners

Smart Hustle Magazine

One of the most important--understanding your business’s finances. Some business owners feel that finances are not their strength so they shy away from that aspect of their business. You might even think it a good business decision to outsource the bulk of the finances and bookkeeping.

Nigeria’s Decagon raises millions to finance and train software engineers

TechCrunch

million seed round and a student loan financing facility of $25 million from Nigerian financial institution Sterling Bank. The student loan financing takes care of that, and students who take that option are expected to repay N3 million (~$6,000) in the space of three years.

Uganda’s Tugende closes $3.6M Series A extension to meet the demand for its asset finance products

TechCrunch

Ugandan technology-enabled asset finance company Tugende today announced that it has closed $3.6 This brings Tugende’s total Series A financing to $9.9 The company is also currently piloting financing for e-mobility assets. . Development Finance Corporation.

Revenue-based financing: The next step for private equity and early-stage investment

TechCrunch

Revenue-based investing ( RBI), also known as revenue-based financing, or revenue-share investing, 1 is a natural next step for the private equity and early-stage venture investment industry. Column Startups Venture Capital impact investing RBI revenue-based financing software as a service

Crypto finance startup Amber Group raises $100M at $1B valuation

TechCrunch

Also notably, Amber’s Series B financing was bankrolled by a list of high-profile financial and VC firms, including China Renaissance, which led the round, and Tiger Brokers, Tiger Global Management, Arena Holdings, Tru Arrow Partners, Sky9 Capital, DCM Ventures and Gobi Partners.

Singapore-based open finance startup Finantier gets backing from Y Combinator

TechCrunch

Finantier , a Singapore-based open finance startup, wants to streamline that data with a single API that gives financial services access to user data, with their consent. Open finance grew out of open banking, the same framework that Plaid and Tink are built on.

NeuroFlow Closes $7.5M Series A Financing to Advance Behavioral Health Integration and Engagement

Dream It

million Series A financing round led by San Francisco-based Builders VC. NeuroFlow ( Healthtech - Fall 2019 ) is a platform for getting patients with behavioral health issues better by supporting clinical teams with collaborative and measurement-based tools in all care settings.

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How International Founders Can Raise US Financing

Startup Grind

When I was a Y Combinator partner, I noticed that more and more of the batches were companies started by international founders. It's now at 35 percent , and because of this a common question I hear now is: How do you set yourself up to raise money in the U.S.? I’ve invested in several startups that started out as international companies and either moved to the U.S. or incorporated here to raise capital. Here are a few: Scotty , Automile , PayStack , Razorpay , Xendit and Sendbird.

Productfy raises $16M to build the ‘Shopify of embedded finance’

TechCrunch

a banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform that aims to build “DeFi for traditional finance,” has raised $16 million in a Series A round of funding led by CM Ventures. Productfy aims to stand out with its mission to build DeFi for traditional finance, according to founder and CEO Duy Vo.